• Knipp likes Bullitt County’s education system

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Following the retirement of a veteran educator and native Bullitt Countian, Roby Elementary welcomes a community newcomer who wanted to become a part of the county’s quality reputation.

    Brittany Knipp, a Louisville native, moved to the area with her family so her children could attend Bullitt County Public Schools.

    She now finds herself fully involved as Roby’s new principal, selected by the school’s Site-Based Decision Making Council.

  • Bibelhauser, Usher selected for leadership institute

     School Administrators Adrienne Usher and Angela Bibelhauser have been selected to participate in this summer’s Leadership Institute for School Principals.

    Usher who just completed first year as Overdale Elementary School principal, will attend training June 16-18 in Greensboro, N.C.

    Bibelhauser also just finished her first year leading the Bullitt Alternative Center, Riverview Opportunity Center and Spring Meadows Children’s Home, although she has been assistant principal at the facilities.

  • Korfhage ending with 31 years in education

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Roby Elementary is known as the traditional school of the Shepherdsville area, remaining in existence longer than the other current schools.

    A major portion of its long history is Bullitt County’s longest-tenured principal at one school, Gayle Korfhage, who is stepping down at the end of the school year.

    Korfhage will retire with 18 years in at Roby, 13 as principal, and a total of 31 years in education.

  • Bullitt County Arts Council awards 2015 scholarships

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Each year the Bullitt County Arts Council accepts applications for the BCAC Scholarship Award.  This year BCAC awarded two of the (3) $1000 scholarships it offers each year to Bullitt County High School Seniors, including home-schooled students, (one recipient from each school) during their school’s award ceremonies. The recipients of these monies must be planning to major or minor in art, or an arts-related field including literary, performing or visual arts. 

  • Summer Food program provides meals to children

     The Bullitt County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.  Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:


    Church Sites

    Victory Baptist Church, 4420 Ridge Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165

  • Graduation ceremonies Saturday, June 6

      Bullitt County Public Schools will hold commencement ceremonies for its three high schools Saturday, June 6, in Broadbent Arena at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center (Fairgrounds).

    Bullitt Central will begin at 11 a.m.

    Bullitt East is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

    North Bullitt will wrap up beginning at 6 p.m.

    Congratulations to all of the graduates and families of the Class of 2015!

  • BC’s Williamson grabs international contest recognition

     Bullitt Central High School junior Jakob Williamson was awarded a $1,500 Web Innovator Award from GoDaddy.com at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) held in May in Pittsburgh, PA.

    Among 1,702 participants from 78 different countries, Jakob is the first student from Bullitt County to win an award at ISEF.

  • Nearly all reach grad standards

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When the Bullitt County Public School Board announced a policy several years ago that students would not graduate unless they were college or career ready, there was some concerns.

    There was probably a lot of parents -- and students -- who didn’t realize the ramifications of such a requirement.

    Under the original decision, you would not walk the graduation line if you did not meet the college or career readiness standards. 

  • School budget to have 2% pay hikes included

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A new sanctioned high school sport will be funded for coaching positions in the upcoming academic year.

    While not sure where practice and “home” meets might be held, the Bullitt County Public School Board approved three coaching positions for bass fishing.

    That is part of the annual $117.8 million budget proposed for 2015-16.

    The addition of bass fishing at each of the high schools will cost approximately $3,200 times three.

  • Crusade funds provide van for speicial outings

     Bullitt Lick Middle School students in Matt Smith’s Exceptional Child Education Extended School Services MSD unit recently took a field trip to the Hillview Wal-Mart in a customized eight-passenger van courtesy of the WHAS 11 Crusade for Children.

    “They have been waiting a while for this ride and are very excited it is here,” Smith smiled as students boarded the vehicle.